Real estate developer the RO has gained planning consent for a 5MW solar park, and announced the launch of a new energy business.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund has acquired a portfolio of 93.2MWp of UK-based solar and wind for an equity consideration of £112.4 million.
Canadian Solar has made its first move in the UK battery energy storage space after signing a number of agreements with Pulse Clean Energy.
Solar farms can help reverse Britain’s declining wildlife through animal habitat enhancements, a new report from Solar Energy UK has detailed.
Bluefield Solar and Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) have detailed the continued impact of the high power prices seen across Europe in a lingering trend across the sector.
Ireland’s first utility-scale solar farm developed under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) has connected to the national grid.
Welbar Energy Storage joint venture – made up of Penso Power and Luminous Energy – have secured planning permission for a 350MW connection capacity battery storage development in North Warwickshire.
Global revenues of Foresight Solar Fund’s portfolio have surpassed expectations during Q1 2022 as the company records increased net asset value (NAV).
In its first steps into the market, Anesco has acquired German renewables firm Aeos Energy and launched its Anesco Germany subsidiary.
Zenobē has begun construction of its 50MW/100MWh battery storage asset in Scotland, said to be the first transmission connected battery in the country.
Construction of EDF Renewables’ first major UK solar project has begun, with Anesco having been appointed to build the site.
NextEnergy Solar has selected the first of its existing solar sites to be retrofitted to include battery energy storage.
Aura Power has gained planning permission from Cotswold District Council and Wiltshire Council, for the development of a 49.9MW solar farm in partnership with the Bathurst Estate.
Construction has started at Centrica’s 18MW Codford Solar Farm, near Warminster in Wiltshire.
Statkraft has gained planning permission for its 50MW Stargoose solar farm from South Cambridgeshire Planning Committee.
Developer Aura Power has secured planning permission for 190MW of battery energy storage projects across two sites.
Cero Generation has hired Marta Martinez Queimadelos as its new chief executive officer, with Queimadelos having joined the board in November 2021.
Battery energy storage company Field has acquired another asset, bringing its total pipeline to 775MW/1,510MWh after just over a year of operation.
Following a deferral of the original kick off date, construction has now begun on NextEnergy Solar Fund’s (NESF) bifacial, subsidy-free Whitecross solar site.
Downing LLP has completed the extension of a £30 million term loan facility with NatWest for a c.48MWp solar portfolio in England and Northern Ireland.
Planning permission has been given for Ducklington Solar Farm in Oxfordshire, a site being developed by Innova Renewables in partnership with Novus Renewable Services.
Macquarie Green Investment Group Renewable Energy Fund 2 (MGREF2) has acquired a 50% stake in UK renewable developer Island Green Power.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) expanded its portfolio by 179MW over the last year, and is looking to capitalise on high commodity prices to continue its growth over the coming year.
Renewable Connections has won planning permission for its first Scottish solar and battery energy storage developments, its third consented project to be unveiled this week.
Planning consultant DWD has secured planning permission for Renewable Connections’ 49.9MW Vicarage Drove Solar Farm, located north-west of Bicker in Lincolnshire.
The 4MW Brynwhillach Solar Farm in Swansea, south Wales, has powered the Morriston Hospital for 50 hours since it started generation in November.
EDF Renewables is looking to develop a 49.9MW solar farm to power a new green hydrogen production facility in Teesside.
MPs have this week spoken out about the development of large-scale solar PV, citing concerns over food security, biodiversity and supply chains.
NextEnergy Group has launched a new company dubbed Starlight, targeting the development of 5GW of renewable energy assets globally in the next three years.
High power prices helped bolster Foresight Solar Fund’s financial results for 2021, the company confirmed yesterday (9 March).